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transfer

 [trans´fer]
1. the taking or moving of something from one place to another.
2. the moving of a patient from one surface to another. Patients can be taught to transfer safely either independently or with minimal assistance if they can balance in a sitting position.
gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by placement of oocytes and sperm in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy.
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT). Multiple ova and washed sperm are injected into the fallopian tube, where fertilization may occur. From McKinney et al., 2000.
passive transfer the conferring of immunity to a nonimmune host by injection of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune or sensitized donor.
sliding board transfer a method of transferring a patient: a smooth tapered board is placed under the patient and stabilized on the surface to which movement will take place so that the patient can glide across.
tendon transfer surgical relocation of the insertion of a tendon of a normal muscle to another site to take over the function of another muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
tubal embryo transfer (TET)
1. a method of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory with placement of the resulting embryos in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy more than 24 hours after the original retrieval.
2. laparoscopic transfer of cryopreserved embryos to the fallopian tubes.
zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory and the placement of the resulting zygotes in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy 24 hours after the original retrieval.

ZIFT

abbr.
zygote intrafallopian transfer

ZIFT

Zygote intrafallopian transfer, see there.
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They concluded that the pregnancy rate for one cycle of (hMG) ovarian stimulation and IUI was inferior to pregnancy rates associated with IVF, GIFT or ZIFT; 2 IUI cycles were equivalent to IVF or ZIFT but inferior to GIFT, 3 cycles were superior to IVF or ZIFT and equivalent to GIFT and 4 cycles were superior to all techniques.
Her retrospective cohort study compared 1,466 children conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (ART), including IVF, ZIFT, and ICSI: 299 children conceived through IUI and 8,289 children conceived naturally between 1989 and 2002.
In the early 1990s, for example, clinics were trumpeting an alphabet soup of new techniques, with names like GIFT, for gamete intra-fallopian transfer, and ZIFT, for zygote intra-fallopian transfer.
In India today, an infertile couple theoretically has recourse to a vast array of assisted-conception technologies, from first-generation technologies such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) to newer ones such as gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT).
Example 11 1 la mere TROIS MILLE FRANCS ce n'est pas assez pour le gateau pour nous 2 le pere oui oui cadeau 3 la mere CAdeau pour nous 1 the mother THREE THOUSAND FRANCS it is not enough for the "zift" for us 2 the father yes yes (softly) gift 3 the mother GIft for us
Technological reproductive procedures including in vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) and intracytolasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
* Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT): Similar to GIFT, except the egg is fertilized in a petri dish and then inserted into the fallopian tube as a zygote (i.e., before cell division).
fertilization transfer (GIFT) and zygote in vitro fertilization transfer (ZIFT).(8)